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Dems Propose Giving Automatic Entry To Illegal Immigrants Who Claim To Be LGBTQ

Dems Propose Giving Automatic Entry To Illegal Immigrants Who Claim To Be LGBTQ

  • Democrats in the House and Senate this week introduced the Dignity for Detained Immigrants, which proposes the repeal of mandatory detention, the prohibition of family detention, the barring of the use of private detention facilities, and making it easier to release immigrants who qualify as a “vulnerable person.”
  • To be classified as a “vulnerable person,” there are 11 qualifications, including someone who is under 21 years of age, pregnant, identifies as lesbian, gay, bisexual, transgender, queer, or intersex, has a serious mental or physical illness or disability, has limited English language proficiency, or is a survivor of torture or gender-based violence.
  • The bill was introduced by Rep. Pramila Jayapal (D-WA), Sen. Cory Booker (D-NJ), and Rep. Adam Smith (D-WA) this week.
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